Lean how to use a photo frame to display your nail polish collection with this cute DIY Nail Polish Organizer. You won’t believe how quick and easy it is to make! Over the last couple of years I have been storing all of my nail polishes in a small gift box. When I first did this I had thought that it would be great because I could grab the entire box and take it to where I want to use it. The problem with this is that every time you pick up the box half the nail polish bottles fall over! It … [Read more...]
DIY Spooky Halloween Candles (Quick and Easy!)
These DIY Halloween candles are great for a simple last minute Halloween decoration because they’re so very quick and easy to make! We never celebrated Halloween when I was a kid. We might have had some decorations up at school but that was about it. That’s because Halloween wasn’t a big thing in Australia back then so there was not much made of it. Celebrating Halloween is much more popular nowadays. I saw quite a few kids out trick or treating last year which was fun. This year might be … [Read more...]
The Best Way to Keep Your Sandwich Maker Clean
This one handy tip means that you will never have to clean your sandwich maker plates again! I don’t know about you but when I have a toasted sandwich I normally like to include a nice amount of cheese. Sometimes I will cut a slice of cheese but other times I will use some shredded cheese. Either way I usually end up with plenty of oozy cheese all over the plates of the sandwich maker! Now I could leave out the cheese and make the clean-up easier but you have to have cheese in a toasted … [Read more...]
How I Ditched My Disorganised Deep Pantry!
Pantry organization is something that I have always struggled with in my current home. When we first moved in we thought that the pantry would be perfect. That’s because it is a nice big deep pantry that looks like it will be great for storing lots of stuff. The problem is that the shelves are too deep. After a while quite a bit of stuff gets lost at the back of the pantry and you tend to forget it is even there! The shelves in my pantry are about 50 cm (20 inches) deep and it is an L shaped … [Read more...]
How to Keep Ants out of Cat Food (A Quick and Easy DIY)
Are you frustrated by ants getting into your cat’s food bowl? This simple DIY will show you how to keep ants out of cat food bowls quickly and easily. Our two cats (Maddy and Wally) are part inside and part outside cats. They have a few hours outside each day and are brought back inside in the late afternoon. When they are out during the day we always put out some dry food for them to eat. There’s no issue with doing this over winter because there’s not many ants around. Once the weather … [Read more...]
Sun Loving Plants Need Some Shade Too!
I have been growing vegetables for a few years now in a veggie patch that gets full sun. However I have found that during the hottest days of summer even the most sun loving plants struggle. So in today’s post I want to discuss how I provide shade for the sun loving plants in my vegetable garden over summer. Plants are often described as either needing full sun or part shade. And sources, both online and offline will tell you that vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and beans need full … [Read more...]
How to Make Your Cakes Stand Out With This Edible Sugar Glitter
Want to transform your baked delights from plain to amazing. Try decorating them with this easy to make, attractive edible sugar glitter. Recently I came across this tutorial showing how to make edible sugar glitter? It sounded very easy; just mix some sugar with food colouring and then bake. I couldn’t believe how easy it looked! I was sure that there would be a catch, nothing as pretty as this can be that easy to make! Well I’m here to tell you that it is VERY easy to make edible … [Read more...]
Why the Most Basic Glass Cleaner Is All You Need!
Do you buy glass cleaner? If you do I’m here to let you know that a very basic homemade glass cleaner is all you need for sparkling mirrors and windows! A couple of years back I shared a recipe for homemade glass cleaner. I was thrilled to find it because it meant I didn’t have to buy glass cleaner anymore. Since I wrote that post I have changed the way I clean my glass and mirrors just slightly. I was going to update the original post but I thought it would be better to fully explain the … [Read more...]